The front and sides are mounted with Sèvres style porcelain panels, finely painted with country scenes with a beautiful red ground. Over-glaze gilt decoration is studded with turquoise porcelain'jewels'. The dial is part of the front panel, the twelve numerals painted in white reserves with gilt borders.
Blued steel hands are original. The French movement is by.
And is of superb quality. It is in excellent clean and running condition having been fully overhauled by our clockmaker. It runs for 8 days and strikes the hours and halves on a bell. Condition of the case is excellent, the original gilding is beautifully clean and bright with some wear, mostly to the sides of the base and centre finial where the clock has been handled. Porcelain is excellent with no damage, just very slight wear to the over-glaze gilt decoration and a few or the turquoise'jewels' missing.
Was a member of the renowned. Clockmaking family, the eldest son of. In Paris and was awarded First Class Medal at the 1855 Paris Exhibition - Tardy, Dictionnaire des Horlogers. Mark on the movement backplate.Mark on the dial backplate. Complete with original pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required. Listed in UKP and USD, please see our store for your preferred currency. Height 16", Width 9 1/2", Depth 7 1/2. Height 41 cm, Width 24.5 cm, Depth 19 cm. All of our clocks are original antiques, we source most of our clocks in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK. We then clean the cases using a technique we have developed over many years. We employ two qualified clockmakers who overhaul the movements. Movements are thoroughly tested until we are satisfied that they will run trouble free. For UK VAT is included in the price and we pay that for you. We use a premium courier such as UPS, DHL etc or a dedicated/specialist antiques courier. >> See more in our Shop >>.